Health Care Commentary

Some bad ideas have originated in America. Reality television, spray-on cheese, pineapple pizza, and deep-fried Hostess Twinkies come to mind. But the most obnoxious of all may be eco-activist campaigners armed with Freedom of Information Act requests, or FOIAs, who pervert the intention of the...

The Trump administration has a $10 billion decision to make. It’s debating whether to continue Obamacare’s “risk-adjustment” program, which redistributes revenue from insurers with healthier-than-average customers to those with disproportionately sick enrollees. In early July, the administration halted the program after a court ruled it legally dubious. Later that month,...

Although best-known for its peace-keeping in areas of conflict — where it enjoys a mixed record, at best — the U.N.'s agencies, programs, commissions and international agreements have a dismal record of accomplishment, especially while acting as the world's regulator-wannabe for all manner of products,...

Barack Obama just hopped aboard the single-payer bandwagon. During a speech at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign earlier this month, the former president praised Democratic candidates for "running on good new ideas like Medicare for all." His endorsement of single-payer represents a bit of an...